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April 26, 2022

Exploring Synchronous Commit Mode for SQL Server Always On

SQL Server Always On is a database availability solution that provides automated database replication and failover across standalone servers and SQL Server instances. It allows database administrators and developers to build solutions that guarantee database...

April 5, 2022

Comparing SQL Server HA Solutions: Always On Availability Groups vs. Log Shipping

Information Technology is the cornerstone of all our businesses in the modern, technology-driven world we live in today. For databases that need to be continuously available to applications, it all comes down to Recovery Time...

March 14, 2022

High Availability Options for SQL Server Linux

Database high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) are critical for any organization. There is essential work to be done to ensure that online services and applications always have access to data in order to...

July 6, 2021

Installing Redis Cluster (cluster mode enabled) with auto failover

Redis is an open-source in-memory datastore used as a database or cache. It has built-in replication and provides high availability via Redis Sentinel and automatic partitioning with Redis Cluster. In this blog, we will see...

June 21, 2021

Redis High Availability Architecture with Sentinel

Redis Sentinel is a dedicated process to automate and simplify the Redis replication failover and switchover. Without Sentinel, you could also manage your Redis replication manually, by using the SLAVEOF or REPLICAOF command. Sentinel requires...

June 15, 2021

CMON High Availability and Failover

High availability is a must these days and ClusterControl performs a key role in ensuring that your database clusters will stay up and running. On the other hand, how can we ensure that ClusterControl itself...

January 28, 2021

Automatic Failover of the Moodle PostgreSQL Database

One of the key aspects of high availability is the ability to quickly react to failures. It is not uncommon to manually manage databases, and have monitoring software keep an eye on database health. In...

January 22, 2021

How to Automatically Manage Failover of the MySQL Database for Moodle

In our previous blogs, we made justification for why you need a database failover and have explained how a failover mechanism works. I’m sharing this in case you have questions on why you should set...

November 6, 2020

Asynchronous Replication Automatic Failover in MySQL 8.0.22

  Oracle recently released MySQL 8.0.22, and this new version came with a new asynchronous connection failover mechanism. It allows a replica to automatically establish an asynchronous replication connection to a new source, in case...

June 15, 2020

Multi-Cloud Full Database Cluster Failover Options for PostgreSQL

Failover is the ability of a system to continue working even if some failure occurs. It suggests that the functions of the system are assumed by secondary components if the primary components fail or if...

June 3, 2020

Multi-Cloud Full Database Cluster Failover Options for MariaDB Cluster

High availability is paramount in today's business reality. But every service provider comes with an inherited risk of disruption -- and cloud service providers are no different. If they go down, even temporarily, then so...

April 30, 2020

Tips for Managing PostgreSQL Remotely

A wide range of resources are available for you when managing your PostgreSQL database clusters remotely. With the right tools managing it remotely is not a difficult task.  Using fully-managed services for PostgreSQL offers an...

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